Empties – February 2020

Hi there! Since it’s the first working day of a new month, this post is about all the products I emptied last month. I used a few single use face masks (of which I didn’t keep the sachets – as usual). But if you want to read about the face masks I tried recently, click here. Alright, let’s look at the bigger tubs, tubes and bottles. 👀

1 My Little Pony Fruity Lip Balm – this was one of my all-time favourite lip balms. I’ll miss the heavenly honeydew flavour!

2 Max Factor Pan Stik 25 Fair – best foundation ever! I’m so sad this amazing oil-based makeup has been replaced by an oil-free matte foundation. 😭 I’m glad I stocked up on original Pan Stiks!

3 Olay Essentials Glow Perfectors BB Cream Light – a decent tinted moisturiser. The shade light is way too dark for me (it’s more like a sunkissed medium), but otherwise, it’s not a bad product. I won’t repurchase it, but I think I might have a backup!

4 Bvlgari Omnia Paraiba – a terribly cheap smelling fragrance. It was good enough for work for a few weeks. I got compliments from a few female co-workers who consider Impulse sprays to be fragrance. That tells you what this Bvlgari fragrance smells like! Yes, it’s perfectly OK to like Impulse sprays, but you wouldn’t pay £24 for a can, right? Anyhoo, I’m glad Omnia Paraiba is gone. And I won’t be blind-buying any more Bvlgari fragrances.

Herbal Essences Shimmering Colour Conditioner – this was the last of its kind! I’m sad to say goodbye to it. 😭

6 Radox Essentials Soft Care Bath Cream with Milk – one of my all-time favourite bath products. Too bad it was discontinued, but I have 1 more bottle in my stash!

7 Imperial Leather Japanese Spa – another lovely shower gel from Imperial Leather! And yes, I have another bottle in my stash!

8 Skin Assistant Collagen Morning Glow Serum (no photo) – I came close to finishing this facial oil when the lid broke. I didn’t want to bin the product, so I mixed the last few drops of oil with my current face mist – success! 💪 I might repurchase this facial oil once I’m a bit more on top of my facial oil and serum stash! I’m sorry there’s no photo. It was just too messy to even try to reattach the lid!

9 Radox Feel Glam With Berry Burst Shower Cream – I love this stuff! Repurchase? Absolutely!

10 Hair Repair Colour Shield Nourishing Conditioner – I liked this shampoo and conditioner combo, and I might buy it again.

11 Garnier Ultimate Blends Body Soothing Hydrating Lotion With Delicate Oat – this is a lovely body lotion that I will buy again, no doubt!

12 Poundland #6 Anti-Ageing Eye Cream – this is a nice eye cream that’s a lot better than its price suggests. I’d recommend it, and I can definitely see myself buying it again!

13 Dove Purely Pampering Almond Cream With Hibiscus – this is a nice shower cream. I have another bottle.

14 Montagne Jeunesse Blemish Mud Face Mask – this one served me well. I might buy this face mask again in the future.

This is everything I finished last month. Not bad for a February! Sorry about the strange lighting in all the photos. I’m still figuring out how and where to take the best photos at our new place. And thanks for stopping by! 😘

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 27 January – 2 February 2020

Hi there! Happy Sunday! Welcome to my weekly blog recap. Read on if you’d like to know what I’ve written about these past few days. 😊

Monday 27 Jan – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 28 Jan – Garnier Ultimate Blends Body Soothing Hydrating Lotion With Delicate Oat

Monday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Tuesday I reviewed a body lotion. Click here to read the post.

Wednesday 29 Jan – Yves Rocher Jardin Des Nymphes Eau De Toilette

On Thursday I reviewed a fragrance. Click here to read the post.

Friday 31 Jan – Monthly Favourites

I didn’t post on Thursday, but Friday’s post was about the products I loved the most in January. Click here to read it.

And this is already it for this week. Thanks for reading! 😊

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

January Beauty Awards

Hi there! Since it’s the last day of the month, today’s post is about my favourite products in January. I’ve chosen my TOP 3 and the honourable mentions from all the products I reviewed this past month, and here they are…

3rd place – Garnier Ultimate Blends Body Soothing Hydrating Lotion With Delicate Oat
Runner-Up – Boots Sheet Mask With Added Dipeptide

Garnier’s oat body lotion is amazing. My skin’s enjoying it very much!
Boots did a fantastic job with their Dipeptide sheet mask. It’s wow!

WINNER – Superdrug Vitamin C Detox Skin Care Refreshing Cleansing Pads

Superdrug’s vegan and cruelty-free vitamin C cleansing pads are outstanding. They’re cleansing, brightening and safe for use around the eyes! Well done, Superdrug!

Onto the honourable mentions! I love Imperial Leather’s Spa shower creams. Nivea’s Fresh Skin face mask was lovely, and Primark’s Hydrate sheet mask was a very nice surprise!

Have you tried any of these products or would you like to try any of them? Which poducts are your latest beauty heroes? Feel free to get in touch via the comments. And thanks for stopping by! 😘

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Garnier Ultimate Blends Body Soothing Hydrating Lotion With Delicate Oat

Garnier Ultimate Blends Delicate Oats Body LotionHi there! Today’s post is about Garnier‘s Ultimate Blends Body Soothing Hydrating Lotion With Delicate Oat.

This body lotion is aimed at people with dry and sensitive skin. According to Garnier, oat milk is known for its restoring properties, and the white almond milk in this product will leave skin feeling soft and comfortable.

I’ve only been using this body lotion for a few days now, but I think it’s great. I’m not a big fan of Garnier because quite a few of their products have left me underwhelmed, but this body lotion is one of their best products.

I agree that this body lotion feels lovely and that it makes my skin feel soft and comfy. I also enjoy the cute oat / almond / vanilla fragrance.

Based on my experience, I’d recommend this body lotion! I’m definitely going to stock up soon!

Garnier‘s Ultimate Blends Body Soothing Hydrating Lotion With Delicate Oat is available as 400ml for £5.99. I paid £2.95 (better than half price offer).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde